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RANITIDINE HCL

Ranitidine is used to treat ulcers; gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), a condition in which backward flow of acid from the stomach causes heartburn and injury of the food pipe (esophagus); and conditions where the stomach produces too much acid, such as Zollinger-Ellison syndrome. Source: National Library of Medicine

At a Glance: This Drug in 2014

7.78M
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 39 of 3362

$96.4M
Retail Cost

Rank: 247 of 3362

1,674,686
Patients

Rank: 47 of 3362

298,770
Prescribers

Rank: 56 of 3362

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Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
Florida 134,074 567,949 $7.39M
California 129,404 514,441 $6.79M
New York 102,278 466,702 $6.1M
Pennsylvania 73,937 368,310 $4.66M
Georgia 67,503 325,218 $3.5M
Texas 78,716 307,514 $4.36M
Missouri 52,989 292,849 $3.22M
Michigan 69,802 287,305 $4.04M
Tennessee 56,465 282,478 $3.56M
Ohio 54,345 251,536 $3.33M
North Carolina 51,491 242,353 $3.07M
Illinois 50,739 240,713 $3.13M
Kentucky 38,744 208,486 $2.23M
South Carolina 39,687 184,100 $2.14M
Massachusetts 36,870 170,904 $2.6M
Washington 35,533 163,381 $1.99M
Virginia 34,661 156,456 $2.09M
Arizona 33,983 139,049 $2.07M
Indiana 29,758 135,936 $1.85M
Alabama 28,052 128,074 $1.48M
Wisconsin 27,914 127,024 $1.76M
Minnesota 26,750 116,853 $1.42M
Mississippi 22,455 114,170 $1.1M
Maryland 26,444 107,076 $1.54M
Iowa 19,406 105,519 $1.04M
West Virginia 20,313 101,103 $1.04M
Louisiana 19,868 91,309 $1.02M
New Jersey 22,499 89,211 $1.33M
Colorado 22,077 88,137 $1.28M
Oklahoma 17,743 84,407 $983K
Arkansas 16,375 80,331 $754K
Oregon 14,470 68,284 $858K
Kansas 11,399 56,548 $614K
Maine 11,327 49,668 $699K
Connecticut 10,316 44,946 $675K
New Mexico 11,708 44,807 $680K
Nevada 9,717 38,575 $501K
Rhode Island 7,512 37,216 $591K
Nebraska 6,598 35,367 $346K
Utah 6,589 27,057 $332K
Idaho 6,079 26,806 $341K
New Hampshire 5,510 24,536 $393K
Hawaii 4,915 19,957 $311K
South Dakota 3,003 15,255 $153K
Delaware 4,247 15,232 $272K
Montana 2,869 13,466 $146K
Vermont 3,028 12,793 $174K
North Dakota 2,273 10,941 $117K
District of Columbia 2,189 8,956 $134K
Alaska 1,504 8,626 $106K
Wyoming 1,009 4,691 $63.6K
About This Data

Prescribing data from Medicare’s prescription drug benefit, known as Part D, was compiled and released by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, the federal agency that oversees the program. The data for 2014 includes more than 1.4 billion prescriptions written by more than 1.3 million doctors, nurses and other providers. This database lists about 428,000 of those providers who wrote 50 or more prescriptions for at least one drug that year. Almost three-fourths of these prescriptions went to patients 65 and older; the rest were for disabled patients. Methodology »

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Top prescribers for RANITIDINE HCL

Provider Medicare Claims City State
ALLEN SWIFT MD

General Practice

Claims Filled50

BONIFAY

Florida

UCHENNA KALU M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled50

DECATUR

Georgia

DENISE NIEMIRA M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

NEWPORT

Vermont

BRENT MAZE PAC

Physician Assistant

Claims Filled50

BAY CITY

Michigan

ALONDA CROCKETT FNP

Nurse Practitioner, Family

Claims Filled50

MERIDIAN

Mississippi

BENJAMIN HERNANDEZ M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

SAN JOSE

California

DWAYNE PLATT M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

SALISBURY

Pennsylvania

SANDRA FERNANDEZ MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

SAN ANTONIO

Texas

JOSHU COPPOLA P.A.

Physician Assistant, Medical

Claims Filled50

LIVERPOOL

New York

HOWARD SCHEINER M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

STATEN ISLAND

New York

ROLANDO BLANCO-CUADRA M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

BAYAMON

Puerto Rico

MILICA BOGDANOVIC-STARCEVIC MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

FORT LAUDERDALE

Florida

KYOUNG HO LEE M.D

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

LAS CRUCES

New Mexico

DANIEL GLASCOCK MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

CEDAR FALLS

Iowa

LUZ LEBRON-SOTO MD

General Practice

Claims Filled50

CAGUAS

Puerto Rico

KAMAL KHALAFI M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

BEACHWOOD

Ohio

FREDERICK LEWIS M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled50

ENGLEWOOD

Colorado

JOSEF KHALIL M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

PHOENIX

Arizona

BRUCE LOWELL MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled50

GREAT NECK

New York

JOHN MAY MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

PENSACOLA

Florida

KATHERINE CATES PANAKOS DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

ANTHONY

Kansas

WILLIAM BRAY MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled50

WINSTON-SALEM

North Carolina

KAREN CARTER MD

Neurodevelopmental Disabilities

Claims Filled50

AUGUSTA

Georgia

THOMAS NEAL MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

SCHERTZ

Texas

LEON TOLMAN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

KITTANNING

Pennsylvania